Nasa Wins Most Seats in Coast

[Nation] The National Super Alliance won most of the seats at the Coast in the August 8 General Election, cementing its popularity in the region.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance won most of the seats at the Coast in the August 8 General Election, cementing its popularity in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Ajay Gupta Was Trusted With Crafting SA’s Global Image – #GuptaLeaks

[Daily Maverick] From the time of the notorious 2013 Sun City wedding, the Guptas’ activities in South Africa have attracted a great deal of negative international media attention. Indeed, the reputational damage caused by the Guptas’ state capture to …

[Daily Maverick] From the time of the notorious 2013 Sun City wedding, the Guptas' activities in South Africa have attracted a great deal of negative international media attention. Indeed, the reputational damage caused by the Guptas' state capture to the global image of South Africa is probably incalculable. But one man might be able to help calculate it: Ajay Gupta, who for a full decade - until 2016 - sat on the board of Brand South Africa. That's the body responsible for crafting a positive image of South Africa overse

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bikwe to Install Headman

[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -The tiny village of Bikwe, in the Moshupa Sub-district, will on August 12, spring to life as culture fanatics will descend into an otherwise quite village to witness the installation of Kgosi Nkosiyabo Mngibisa.

[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -The tiny village of Bikwe, in the Moshupa Sub-district, will on August 12, spring to life as culture fanatics will descend into an otherwise quite village to witness the installation of Kgosi Nkosiyabo Mngibisa.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Why South Africa Shouldn’t Turn to the IMF for Help

[The Conversation Africa] The view that South Africa should look towards the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be rescued from the unfolding economic meltdown seems to be growing by the day. It has been touted in the most unlikeliest of places. Even…

[The Conversation Africa] The view that South Africa should look towards the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be rescued from the unfolding economic meltdown seems to be growing by the day. It has been touted in the most unlikeliest of places. Even the new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, a proponent of the so-called radical economic transformation, has expressed willingness to engage the IMF.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pros, Cons of the Three Women Running for Presidency

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa celebrates Women’s Day on August 9th to mark the day in 1956 when 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to insist on their rights.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa celebrates Women's Day on August 9th to mark the day in 1956 when 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to insist on their rights.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

China Powers Uganda to Close Energy Deficit

[Focac] Kayunga -As River Nile, the longest in the world, snakes through central Uganda, Chinese engineers and their local counterparts are constructing a multi-million U.S. dollar power plant on its bank in the remote Kayunga district.

[Focac] Kayunga -As River Nile, the longest in the world, snakes through central Uganda, Chinese engineers and their local counterparts are constructing a multi-million U.S. dollar power plant on its bank in the remote Kayunga district.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda